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Henry Botz
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1817
Baden-Baden, Germany
Death: Nov. 28, 1890
Highland County
Ohio, USA

Heinrich Botz born of Martin Botz and Maria Anna Mueller Katholisch, Ettenheim,Freiberg, Baden. Reportedly jumped furlough from Baden Army to America. Mustered in 1st Ohio infantry co H at Camp Washington May 10,1846 fought in Mexico, mustered out June 12, 1847 in New Orleans- had to make own way back to Cincinnati; Married Elizabeth Chera (Gerard), of Alsace Loraine, June 19, 1848 in Hamilton County, Ohio where certificae is on file in Archives; E.C. Roll, Clerk, Common Pleas; J.M. McMasters, Deputy; moved to Webertown, Clark County, Ohio (later changed to Highland County); visited brother Freiderick Botz, in Brown County once, when he was looking for seed. Chilren: John Botts,Mary J. Botts, Charles N.Botts, Kate Botts, Fred Botts, Elizabeth Botts Sinclair. Inlaws: Michael (dec'd 1873) and Catherine (dec'd 1872) Jarrard (Gerard). Wife, Elizabeth (1819-1899) and her parents and two known sisters (married to Klock's), are buried in St Martins Cemetery, and brother Nicklaus Gerard, also. Elizabeth's stone reads Elizabeth, wife of Henry Botts.

Henry's Government stone read Henry Botz- co H 1st Ohio Inf - MEX-WAR

There is no cemetery record at Harwood of the old section, as stated by twp trustees who care for it.

Harwood Cemetery, Highland County, Ohio USA. Plot- straight back from south gate. 1st grave on right at the back. GRAVES registration card lists-------

Highland County, Hillsboro, Ohio
Name of cemetery- Harwood Location 1/2 mile N. of Pulse On State Rt. # 134
Section OS XXXX R-8 Grave #8----Marker- flat; Upright- GOV'L , (meaning government issue) War served in MEXICO
Date enlisted May 10, 1846 Date Discharged June 12, 1847
Branch of Service- Army Rank Private Company or ship CO H 1st Ohio Inf

The books at St Martins do not list Nicklaus, but the partial remaining stone has the name and the foot stone has an N on it. The others have only the lot numbers recorded. Each has a small foot stone 
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  Charles N Botts (1865 - 1947)*
*Calculated relationship
Harwood Cemetery
Highland County
Ohio, USA
Plot: straight back. last grave on right..Reg card lists section OS- R8 grave #8-stone upright GOV'L new one in place 2010
Created by: elon botts
Record added: Oct 29, 2010
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